Found June 25, 2012 on Bears Claws:
PLAYERS: Earl Bennett
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
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With Chicago Bears training camp set to begin next month and expectations high after a busy off-season, a handful of Bears players will be under the microscope to perform. Let’s examine who might contribute more than expected, as well as those who carry the “overrated tag.” Underrated: Earl Bennett, Wide Receiver: No surprise to Bears fans, but Bennett is the [...]
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